Common Mistakes in Importing and Exporting!

April 4, 2019

The trading industry has grown over the years in different areas of the business world, especially in how it affected the online community’s ability to market different products. The import and export business is still the most lucrative industry anyone could venture into.Aside from the full range of goods to choose from, playing a critical role as an importer/exporter can help you generate anywhere from a few thousand to millions of dollars monthly in revenue.

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Steam Logistics

Steam Logistics is one of the fastest-growing third-party logistics companies in the US, providing international, domestic, and drayage solutions to more than 2500 customers around the globe. Steam leverages advanced technology to deliver solutions in industries as diverse building products, healthcare, furniture, and consumer products. Steam has been featured on the Inc. Magazine List of America’s Growing Companies each of the last four years, has been certified as a Great Place to Work since 2019. Steam employs more than 500 people worldwide.

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Warehouse Safety

Infographic | February 21, 2020

Health and Safety is a major concern for the Supply Chain & Logistics industries, where hazards and workplace accident risk are significant. We’ve gathered some stats from Safe Work Australia to illustrate the above, as well as recommendations on how to run a safe warehouse:

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How to Manage Your Supply Chain

Infographic | December 11, 2019

Effective produce software integrates seamlessly with your shopfloor systems to offer complete product movement visibility from farm to fork. Here's how streamlined operations should look throughout the supply chain process. Fenn Label/Package Record harvest Print PTI dates and compliant locations for GSI and GTIN each item barcodes

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THE DIGITAL LINK TO SUPPLY CHAIN

Infographic | January 3, 2020

Digital technologies drive efficiency of supply chain operations. Digital collaboration enables Zara to design, produce and deliver new apparel to stores in 14 days compared to 9 months for competition. Digital Technologies 11 Ensure Data Consistency Electron, Data Interchange platform helped Levi Strauss & Co. to reduce manual tracking and tracing of inbound shipments by 98%.

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What Is Wasted Motion Costing Your Warehouse?

Infographic | February 3, 2020

According to the US Census Bureau: There are roughly 957,000 U.S. Warehouse Workers. The Average Warehouse Worker Wastes -8 Minutes Per Hour Walking To Printers & Computers. That's the distance from NYC to Atlanta in wasted motion! Eliminate it with Mobile Powered Workstations.

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WORKING OF LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Infographic | January 3, 2020

Mechanism of Logistics Management. A proper supply chain may include transportation, shipping, receiving, storage supplier. Manufacture transmit load to supplier, warehouse and 3 PL Providers & Packages will be given to the local facility.

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TOP ISSUES FACING 3PL'S AND COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Infographic | January 6, 2020

Power consumption: Energy cost have increased 33% over the past decade. Consumption rose from 5.25 c/KWH to over 7.01 c/KWH this accounting for nearly 15 percent of the facilities operating cost. Next to energy, labor costs are the second largest concern for a 3PL warehouse. The demand for skilled labor is at an all time high with manufactures, repack operators and other warehouses and retailers all competing for the same worker.

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Spotlight

Steam Logistics

Steam Logistics is one of the fastest-growing third-party logistics companies in the US, providing international, domestic, and drayage solutions to more than 2500 customers around the globe. Steam leverages advanced technology to deliver solutions in industries as diverse building products, healthcare, furniture, and consumer products. Steam has been featured on the Inc. Magazine List of America’s Growing Companies each of the last four years, has been certified as a Great Place to Work since 2019. Steam employs more than 500 people worldwide.

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